HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -
Northern Kentucky University women’s basketball head coach
Nancy Winstel has announced the signing of Cincinnati prep standout
Diondra Holliday to a national letter of intent.
5-foot-5 senior guard at Clark Montessori, averaged 16.8 points
per game last season and was named All-Southwest Ohio Public League
first team. She also averaged 6.8 assists, 4.2 steals and 5.6 rebounds
as a junior as the Cougars posted a 16-6 record.
is a point guard who can score, and she does a great job of attacking
the basket,” Winstel said. “She is also a good 3-point
shooter, and I have been familiar with Diondra for years because
she attended our summer camps.”
starter at Clark Montessori, Holliday has twice been named Ohio
Division III all-state honorable mention and scored more than 900
career points for the Cougars. She is the school’s all-time
leader in assists, steals and points scored going into her senior
a single-game high of 35 points at Clark Montessori, and she also
dished out 15 assists in a game.
NKU opened the
season Tuesday night with a 98-42 win over Midway (Ky.). That marked
the 500th victory for Winstel as Norse head coach.